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    December 30, 2012
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what's the latest, kira? >> well, carolyn, the latest is that crews are still here investigating. as you said, a long investigation ahead. if you take a look behind me, nearly seven hours after the initial calls came in to 911 reporting the fire, the investigation continues. we have video from overnight. the two-alarm fire, you can see, gutted the second story apartment. that is where it ignited. calls came in from neighbors. witnesses said three people were trapped inside the apartment. as carolyn mentioned, at this point those three people who are now deceased are being identified only as a man, a woman and a young child, who all died from their injuries. fire officials department as the investigation begins they have left the remains of the victims inside the apartment. >> we will be out here all morning.
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it's tough to be out here but we will be out here for a good part of the day. >> the fire and ongoing investigation also displaced nearly 60 residents here behind me in the street on bridgeport court. the red cross has given some of them blankets. it will not only be a long day for the investigators but also for the red cross who now has the task of finding temporary housing for the 60 displaced residents. reporting live, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> kira, thank you. now we are going to get a quick first look at our weather with our meteorologist, francis, who is in for lisa argen. >> good morning, carolyn and everyone. you can put the umbrellas away for a dry. we have a clear start, dry days ahead. because of the clear conditions, temperatures on the cool side this morning. in fact they are in the 30s right now in some locations. so let me just run this for you. sorry, my computer just paused for a little bit. you will find that temperatures in the low 30s to low 40s
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for the sunrise at around 7:25. this afternoon look for partly cloudy conditions. but no rain in sight. upper 40s to low 50s. this morning clear conditions, as well, as temperatures cool down to the 40s around the bay area. i'll have your accuweather seven-day forecast, including your new year's eve forecast, coming up. carolyn. >> thank you, francis. san francisco detectives are looking for a man who mugged a woman and then killed her beloved dog. as abc7 news reporter tells us, a witness is now offering a reward to catch the attacker. the victim was driving through the tenderloin friday just before 5:00 p.m. she agreed to tell us what happened if we didn't reveal her identity because she's worried for her safety. she tell us she pulled over because she confined her phone and needed to look on the passenger's side. >> so i got out of my car and
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walked around. >> in the front seat was her dog, a 12-year-old dog. and he started barking because a man grabbed her. >> by the car and he took out my money. >> he turned his attention to the dog because he seemed angry that the victim only had $5.00 in her pocket. >> he looked at me with a blank look on his face, and he said i'm going to kill your [bleep] dog. >> after a struggle he snatched the dog out of the car. >> he put roxy over his head and threw her towards incoming traffic. >> roxy survived being thumped on the pavement, but she was later put down because she suffered major injuries. >> police are starting to collect images from cameras in the neighborhood and there are two witness whose saw what happened. one is offering a reward. >> he was really big and she's pretty small. i can tell he was really going
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to hurt her. >> he wasn't able to get to the struggle in time to save roxy, but he's offering a $1,000 reward to help catch the attacker. >> but to hold it ahead your head as high as you can and slam it into travel is another whole level. >> in fran, abc7 news. and here is a description of the man list are look for. they say he's black, in his late 2s, but 6'1" with a lean build. he was clean-shaven, wearing a block hoodie or beanie. anyone with information about the attack should call san francisco police. friends of the man shot and killed by walnut creek police early thursday morning held a vigil last night at the hair salon where he worked. they came to remember 22-year-old anthony banta jr. he died at his apartment on creek side drive. police respond to a 911 call with a woman screaming in the background. officers say banta had a weapon,
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but they have yet to reveal what it was. relatives say his death doesn't make any sense. >> he took his business. he was a good man and he had a future. >> the officers involved are on paid leave, which is routine procedure. a shooting in san francisco's bayview neighborhood has police looking for clues. two teenagers, a 17-year-old boy, a 15-year-old girl were found after multiple gunshots were reported on keith street near third around 6:30 last night. the girl suffered critical injuries. the 17-year-old boy was not seriously hurt. no arrests have been made. we have new information on the murder investigation of a entrepreneur found dead in his home last month.
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police say 66-year-old raveesh kumra was killed during a home invasion at his gated estate november 30th. no cause of death has been released. yesterday deangelo williams was arrested in be sacramento on suspicion of murder. police have also released this mug shot of lucas anderson that was arrested last wednesday, garcia was arrested last thursday, also on suspicion of murder. and a fourth suspect, a raven dixon, was arrested earlier this month is has been charged with being an accessory to murder. new this morning an off-road motorcycle collision in antioch has left a 9-year-old boy hospitalized in critical condition. antioch police say he collided with a 15-year-old boy while riding dirt bikes on a vacant lot. he suffered major head injuries. even though he was wearing protective headgear. he was flown to children's hospital oakland for treatment. san francisco investigators
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are trying to determine the cause after three-alarm fire that ripped through five buildings in the mission district yesterday. parts of five victorian apartment homes were damaged by that fire. more than 40 people were displaced. no residents were hurt. one firefighter was treated for dehydration and an injured shoulder. more than 140 responders were on the scene and quick action is credited with preventing a bigger disaster. these guys did a great job. i have seen fires like this that could have easily gone bigger. they did a good job to get to it quickly and set up the attack. had a good command system. >> investigators tell abc7 news the fire erupted in the rear of a lower level apartment unit. there were working smoke detectors in that building where it started. a rare sunday session for congress. all eyes on the senate as the nation moves closer and closer to the brink of that fiscal
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cliff with massive spending cuts and tax hikes set to automatically kick in. they are trying to come up with a last minute compromise. president said any bipartisan bill would have to extend unemployment benefits affecting some 2 million americans. it would also have to increase taxes on the highest income earners. >> just can't afford a politically self-inflicted wound to our economy. the economy is growing, but keeping it that way means that the folks you sent to washington have to do their jobs. >> the president's proposal to raise taxes on the top two percent of americans won't even pay one-third of the annual interest that's now owed on the massive $16 trillion debt. the house returns tonight just one day before a deal needs to be reached. it's likely negotiators will be burning the midnight oil as the clock ticks down to 2013. >> much more on the fiscal cliff this morning on abc's "this week
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i charles shumer of new york and republican senator john kyle of arizona debate the last-minute efforts. that's coming up at 8:00 this morning on" this week "with george stephanopoulos on abc7. coming up, an attempt to rescue a man that fell into icy water goes horribly wrong as several more people fall in trying to save him. we will tell you what happened next. and the last-minute push is on to prepare for the new year's day tournament of roses parade. find out what this year's theme is.
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>> this shows thief sneaking up on a woman putting her in a head lock before stealing her i-phone. others crash a bmw into a store and run off with their lucrative stash. in new york city and l.a. i-phone thefts have spiked more than 30%. in washington d.c. they make up nearly 40% of all robberies. san francisco list say they have received some 1700 reports of stolen cell phones this year. a sledding exhibition goes horribly wrong in the san gabriel mountains. the drama on a frozen upon in san bernardino county. it was caught on video. almost turned into a christmas day disaster when a man fell through the ice, setting off a chain reaction. one person after another tried to save him, only to fall in
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themselves >> we saw this guy coming across the ice really fast and it went from cheering to all of a sudden just an unbelievable amount of panic and chaos. >> give me the rope. >> wow, i'll say. a crowd gathered on shore frantically screaming for help. at one point twelve people were in the water. eventually everyone was hauled to shore and no one was hurt. preparations are underway for the 124th annual tournament of roses parade, now just two days away. they are getting the floats ready, putting on the flowers and doing the painting. about two dozen marching bands from all over the country, including a band from san jose, will participate in the parade. you can watch the tournament of
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roses parade new year's morning beginning at 8:00 right here on abc7. and abc7 news sports anchor, mike shumann, is heading to the rose bowl to cover the game. it will air here on abc7. and francis, what will the weather be like for pasadena? >> it will be nice, carolyn. partly cloudy conditions for new year's day with a high of 59 degrees. today there is a chance of a thunderstorm and some rain in parts of southern california. >> there, not here? >> yeah, there. good clarification. but you should be okay for the parade. here's a live look outside for the embarcadero. the ferry building and bay bridge. i'll have all the details of your new year's eve forecast coming up. >> also ahead, the resurgent warriors tie a franchise record with a big win over the boston celtics. rick kwan has all the hi
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>> lots of people are on holiday and they want to know what's going on new year's eve >> no rainfall but you want to bundle up because it will be cool with clear conditions the next few days. we will start off with a beautiful live shot, looking down toward san francisco and the bay and parts of the east bay. there are some high clouds passing through, but no rainfall. we will show you live doppler 7hd, how quiet it is right now, as it does a sweep around the bay area. so just some cloud cover, but nothing falling in terms of precipitation. it does mean cool numbers, though, in santa rosa and fairfield. 34 degrees. look out for some patchy fog as well this morning. 34 san francisco and 36 in san jose. compared too yet at this time, we are 9 degrees cooler in napa and 7 degrees cooler in santa rosa and livermore. so just keep that in mind. temperatures will still be on the cool side. it's clear and cool in the mornings, but for new year's eve looking dry.
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we have a bright start to new year's day with plenty of sunshine for the beginning of 2013. we will show you the radar. it basically shows this area of low pressure has slid south. that's giving southern california a chance of rain. but we have high pressure building, sunnier skies, although temperatures on the cool side with the cooler air mass over us. so we are only going to warm up into the low 50s for the most part. 51 san francisco, 50 fairfield and antioch, 52 san jose. so just a few degrees cooler than what you would expect for this time of year. morgan hill 52, as well. 51 in watsonville. temperatures fairly uniform around the bay area. now, if you are heading up to tahoe, there is a winter weather advisory. it's actually on the nevada side so not quite on the california side. one to three inches of snow expected until about 10:00 this morning with a chance of an isolated snow shower this afternoon, as well. so there could be some delays on i-80 and highway 50. right now no chain requirements
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as you head up to tahoe. i just checked that for you. but it's possible. keep that in mind. again, this is more for the western side of nevada. if you are traveling around the state, we do have some snow in reno. 31 degrees, 28 your high in tahoe. look for 39 in yosemite. fresno 52 and southern california you see the areas of green, that's the chance of rain today. los angeles pretty comfortable, though, at 60 degrees and san diego at 59 here's a look at your accuweather seven-day forecast. just be prepared for that chilly morning if you step out the door early today and then more sunshine with temperatures in the low 50s. archaealy evening, as well tonight and into tomorrow morning. so temperatures will be cool once again and that means cool temperatures once again for the evening. but see that? but thursday when we get a slight chance of it and we will keep an eye on that for
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you. looking dry even for next weekend. >> and chilly, so what? we can handle that. >> we can handle that. >> i'm tired of the rain. thank you, francis. coming up at 7:00 is good morning america and dan harris is joining us live from new york to tell us what you are working on. hi, dan. >> hi, carolyn. good morning to you. we are going to be talking about the weather, as well, this morning. traffic accidents, cancelled flights and in some place as foot of snow. it's been a huge mess for holiday travel in this part of the country but it's having ripple effects for your part of the country. and now the coldest temperatures are the year are setting in and there's a big new storm developing for california and many other states out west. ginger is all over the story this morning. it's the legendary hail mary we may see on capitol hill today. the question is can we get a deal done or will washington's dysfunction drive up all our tax bills. and superstars oak ridge boys
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and a serenade for the hospitalized former president h.w. bush. it seems to have worked. we will have the good news for you. and a new cell phone contract. the extraordinary 18-point agreement that this mom made her teenage son sign so he would not abuse the i-phone he got from christmas. a lot of parents paying attention to this contract. she has some very creative points in there ask we will share them with you coming up on gma, carolyn. >> how old was the son or is the son? >> thirteen. >> thirteen, okay. i think that's age-appropriate for a cell phone with conditions. >> right. and she had some pretty interesting conditions. i would argue that everybody who has a cell phone should sign these conditions, frankly. >> all right. sounds good. we will look for that, dan. i guess one would be no nude pictures. that's always a good thing to keep in mind. bingo. >> that's exactly right. good guess. >> happy new year to you.
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>> thank you. you, too. >> all right. we are going to turn to sports now this afternoon. the raiders close out a really disappointing season in san diego with quarterback tirrell pryor make his first nfl start. the niners are at the stick at arizona needing a win to clinch the nfc west, kickoff for both, 1:25. the warriors rolled past the boston celtics. here's rick kwan with the highlights of this morning's sports. good morning. the red hot warriors said good-bye to 2012 with a bang. last night they notched their 21st victory. that's the first time since 1980 they have gotten that many wins before new year's day. boston without rajon rondo, who is out with a thigh injury. third quarter action. check out this passing. davidson lee with the dunk. first-round pick harrison barns had 15 points, 8 rebounds. he knocks down a three. golden state led by 17 at the break. lee goes behind the back to
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steph curry. he fakes out the defender and hits the jumper. next possession, steph, this time from another zip code. curry with a team high. warriors role 101-83. and they next host the team with the best record in the league, the l.a. clippers on wednesday. >> the top-ranked women's basketball team squared off against number two, connecticut. the last time they were in naples the cardinals ended their 90-game win streak. yesterday uconn and the head coach got some revenge. the huskies took control early and never let up. the tough shot and foul. the key was connecticut's stifling defense. the steal leads to this easy basket. it was 31-13 at the half. this shot is blocked. banks will lay it up and in. stanford shot just 19% from the field. lewis led all scorers in 19. uconn cruises, 61-35. the loss snaps stanford's 82-game home win streak.
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the stanford men had better luck naples, but had a tough time still against lafayette. the cardinals led by 8 at the half but the contest would go down to the final seconds. stanford holds on to win 65-59. randall with the team-tie 16 points. cardinals improve to 9-4. harvard was at cal. the bears look for their third straight win, but the crimsons can play. cal's allen crab leads the pack, 12 in scoring. put in a game-high 27, but it wouldn't be enough as harvard holds on to win 67-62. rivard hits the three. bears fall to 8-4. santa clara at number one duke behind kevin foster's 29. the broncos on top. this dunk puts santa clara up by 4 early in the second half. but duke rallied behind his -- steph curry's younger
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brother. the blue devils stay unbeaten with a 90-77 victory. santa clara drops to 11-3. just last week arizona state running back marion grise lost his brother when he was shot and killed over a pair of air jordans. despite the tragedy, grise took the field against navy in the craft hunger bowl. go out to at&t park which was converted to football. in memory of his late brother, he had a great game running for 159 yards and two touchdowns. sun devils led after the first quarter. and kelly threw four touchdowns, three to ross. the sun devils sink navy, 62-28. they finish 8-5. >> and later today the 49ers host arizona while the raiders close out their season at san diego. of course, i'll have all the highlights for you tonight at five. for sports on this sunday morning, i'm rick kwan. i'll see you later today. coming up next, a family in
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mourning after a father and son are killed fishing in the bay. and the end of the free ride for sunday drivers in san francisco. a new policy for parking meters that many find unfair.
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>> we continue to follow breaking news. san jose fire officials are beginning what one says will be a long investigation into a fatal fire that began late last night. three people, including a baby, died when flames swept through an apartment building. it was on bridgeport court after 11:00 last night. he managed to rescue one resident. the bodies of two adults and one child were found inside. two others were taken to local hospitals for smoke inhalation.
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56 people who live in that complex have been displaced. and this morning we are learning more about two people who drowned after the marin headlands after fishing. nine-year-old juan carlos escamillo-monroy was swept out into the surf by a wave. his father, 37-year-old juan escamillo-rojas, jumped in to try to save him. we spoke with their family. >> it's a very difficult time, you know. everybody is saddened. >> the escamillo and monroy family has gathered to grieve and say a rosary. the father and son were avid fishermen who decided to fish on the marin headlands west of the golden gate bridge. they were fishing in an area called lower fishermens, an area known for unpredictable and heavy surf. a friend joined them friday
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afternoon for the first and last time. [for quinn language] in spanish he told us how the son turned nine a few weeks ago and was swept away by a huge wave around 4:00 p.m. the father screamed out, my boy, my boy, and dove in after him. and this man watched helplessly as the father and son drifted 20 feet away in the surf. he said he threw out a fishing line to bring them in, but it snapped. having no other choice, he ran up the hill to call 911. he wishes he could have done more. scene from sky 7hd, the tiburon fire rescue boat managed to pluck the pair from the water. they were pronounced dead after arriving at the horseshoe station. gabriel said he feels a bit numb. >> really hard. >> friends and relatives cling to each other while some cry or stare out into space.
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they cannot believe the misfortune that has hit this family. the sister-in-law, gloria, said the escamillos recently lost all they owned in a house fire the week before christmas day. family is trying to raise enough money to bury father and son in their native mexico city. they have setting up a bank account to pay for funeral and moving expenses. if you wish to contribute you can click on our website and the information is there on "see it on tv." abc7 news. and police in oakland are searching for few masked gunmen in a robbery at an east lake restaurant. it happened on international boulevard and clinton square. the gunman robbed four customers and an employee of cash, cell phones and jewelry. they took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. no one was injured.
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this is a rally by church leaders and community leaders coming together yesterday to spread a message. organizers of the rally say they are tired of senseless violence everywhere. they are calling for a not ban on assault weapons and high capacity clips and are demanding the city of oakland make public safety a priority. next month officials in marin will open up five locations to buy back guns and violent video games, using almost $15,000 in donations collected so far. the donations include $10,000 from the marin communityççathp
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the family of a 23-year-old man who has been missing since he jumped into corda creek to evade a sobriety test on christmas eve is offering a reward to find him. they searched the creek thursday, but no sign of him. his family is still searching for them and tell the marin independent journal they are not giving up hope. they are hoping someone with a boat will help search the creek lead to go san francisco bay. on the peninsula three horses were killed on highway 280 in menlo park after escaping early yesterday morning from the farm. two horses were struck by one car. the third hit moments later by another car. northbound lanes of 280 north of alpine road were closed for about two hours. all the horses escaped from red -- web ranch, about a mile from the freeway in portolo valley. >> the last one who put the horse away thought that the gate
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was locked good, and obviously it wasn't. it's a shame we lost three horses. it's -- the only good thing is the gentleman that hit them is doing okay, i guess. >> the drivers of both cars were hospitalized, but with non-life-threatening injuries. new this morning, fremont's long time police chief retires today. craig steckler has a passion for police work, staying on the job nearly 20 years after he was eligible for retirement. he became fremont's police chief in 1992. now at age 68, he said it's time to call it quits. in all he's done police work for 45 years. the former chief police said this about him. he's a leader in his industry. that reflects well on us. he's such a wealth of knowledge and he's also been called the godfather of bay area law enforcement. with new year's eve a day
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away, local police agencies and the chp are stepping up patrols and staffing dui checkpoints. both checkpoints are going to be in operation tonight across the bay area, including one in san rafael. and a reminder you can leave the car at home. muni, caltrain and other agencies will offer free service. bart won't be free, but it will be operating trains until 3:00 a.m. on new year's day. well, it's the end of an era in san francisco. those wonderful days of free parking on sundays in san francisco are coming to an end. today is the last sunday residents and visitors alike will not have to feed the meter. >> think about having to start plugging the meters on sunday. oh, that's awful. it's going to be awful. >> since the first parking meter was installed in san francisco on bush and poke street back in the 1940s, sundays have been a one-day break. but that long-standing policy is over. >> this is a new day as far as parking management.
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we noticed that 70% of all businesses are open in san francisco on sunday, and we really need an effective parking management plan in place. >> now, starting january 26th, from noon to 67:00 p.m. the 21,000-plus parking meters throughout the city operated by the transportation agency will be enforced. >> it's unbelievable that the city needs more money and we are raising just about everything. >> the change will bring in about $2 million a year for the mta. about 1% of it's operating budget. jackie chong has been warning clients who come to her hair salon. this is in the westportal neighborhood. >> come to get their hair done and worry about the meter, that's really not fair. >> but down the street at the village grill, the owner agrees with the mta, that enforcing the meters on sunday will free up parking spaces for his customers. >> in westportal, in particular, we have a lot of people who
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park their cars all day to be downtown. >> the mta has reprogrammed the system so motorists will be able to park up to 4 hours and even prepay. that was a nod to the many san francisco churches surrounded by parking meters. but with sunday's no longer sacred in terms of avoiding tickets, the head of the interfaith council worries about the impact. >> the policy is going to be implemented on january 6th which is epiphany day for the christian church. i'm afraid the greater epiphany for a lot of people will be going out to their cars and seeing either warnings or tickets on their cars. >> for the first three sundays there will be warnings only and then the citations come. those parking tickets are expensive. sixty-two dollars most places in san francisco, $72 downtown. coming up next, we've all heard there's an app for just about everything, but now there's an app for being cute on video. we are going to explain.
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and here is a live look from -- at san jose. no rain to speak of. francis will be along with your forecast in just a few minutes.
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>> welcome back, it's 6:42 on this sunday morning. this is a look from the ferry building. a beautiful day. it will be a bit chilly around the bay area, but of a several forecast. francis will be along withv the official forecast coming up. thanks for joining us this morning. former president george h.w. 
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former president george h.w. bush's condition continues to improve this morning. according to a family spokesperson.+çt he's been moved out of intensive care and is now recovering in a regular hospital room.athathath these days, you know,
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there's an app for pretty much everything from calling a cab to
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>> francis and i are both pretty happy about the end to the rain for a while. but i had asked you earlier if february was the wettest month, what we can expect then. >> yeah, it was close. it's actually december. in san francisco, since records have been kept, 1849, we usually go the most rainfall in january. but december and february come
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close. >> all right. >> the next few months. for now we will get a nice break. we will show you a live, beautiful view outside. oh, my gosh. so what we are seeing are some high clouds. but also some clear conditions over the bay area. this is why we are going to see some cool temperatures for the next few mornings. just sparkling-like, a beautiful day to get outside but you will want to bundle up. here's a look at live doppler 7hd. as it sweeps around the bay area from our mount saint helena tower. you will see it's not pick up any rainfall, just cloud cover. but it does mean cool numbers right now. 34 in fairfield, santa rosa and livermore. more moderate in san francisco at 44 degrees. now, the biggest losers in terms of temperature change 24 hours ago, napa. 9 degrees cooler this morning. that gives you an idea. 8 degrees cooler in fairfield
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and in concord this morning and also 7 degrees cooler in livermore and in santa rosa and redwood city, as well. even san jose minus 8 degrees compared to yesterday. so get ready for some clear and cool mornings today and tomorrow and for new year's day. but that does mean new year's eve will be dry and cool for the evening. so if you are heading out, you will definitely need a jacket. a bright start, though, for new year's day with even more sunshine. so what's keeping the clouds at bay, it's this area of high pressure. this low that brought us some of the rain yesterday has moved south, giving southern california a chance of rain. we will see sunnier conditions but with the cool air mass temperatures still in the low 50s this afternoon. look for a high of 51 in san francisco and san mateo. so fairly uniform all around the bay area. 50 to 52 degrees. look for low 50s as well around monterey bay, up to 53 in monterey and 51 in gilroy and
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hollister. a couple things to look out for. if you are heading up to tahoe, there is a winter weather advisory. it's on the nevada side of lake tahoe. that's until 10:00 this morning but there are some snow showers falling right now as you head up toward truckee. one to three inches of snow expected. this afternoon there could be an isolated snow shower. i-80 and highway 50 right now no chain requirements but think could pop up. around the state look for a high of 28 tahoe, 39 yosemite. rain chances in southern california, 60 the high in los angeles and 58 in palm springs. check out the accuweather even day forecast. a very nice change. in fact, more sunshine. just get ready for the chilly temperatures overnight into monday morning and tuesday morning. we are only tracking a slight chance of rain on thursday. we will keep you updated on
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that, as well. >> thanks, francis. they might be fashionable but some doctors are warning about a potentially painful side effect of the ultratight skinny jeans so many women are wearing these days. abc7 news anchor and health and science reporter carolyn johnson has our story. check out my skinny jeans. >> christine's closet is full of so-called skinny jeans, tight-fitting and versatile. >> you can wear the boots over in winter and in the daytime you can wear them with like flats or drive them up at night. >> she admits it's sometimes a struggle squeezing into them. >> they can be hard to get on because you are obviously trying to pull them up. >> but more than an inconvenience, some doctors warn that an overly tight fit could actually cause nerve damage. >> it's called maralgia parastetica, where a nerve in the outer part of the thigh gets compressed and pressure on it causes symptoms of tingling, numbness and pain.
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>> the doctor said women can even experience symptoms without realizing the cause. >> one woman described it as sort of a floating sensation when she was walking. her thighs kind of felt weak and tingly and she got pain in the thighs. >> she said combining the jeans with ultrahigh heels can worsen the effect. >> because the pelvis tilts some, it can further accentuate the pressure caused on the nerves. >> experts say one good option is to consider jeans that have some stretch build into them. 64% polyester, 31% cotton and 5% spandex. >> or short of that, shop for pants with more room in the thigh area where the nerves are more likely to become compressed. >> carolyn johnson, abc7 news. and doctors warn the condition can become serious and potentially cause permanent nerve damage if the problem is not corrected.
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coming up next, it's going to be a very happy new year for one south san francisco family. the newest lotto millionaire when we return.
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take a look at the winning numbers from last night's $8 million super lotto plus. 6, 9, 20, 28, 33. the meganumber 19. no one correctly picked all six numbers. wednesday night's jackpot is estimated at $9 million. there is a south san francisco retiree who is now $23 million richer. robert bought a winning ticket at the sunshine center pharmacy in south san francisco before christmas. he did not discover he won until a few days ago when a friend reminded him to check his tickets. he said he hasn't decided what 20 do with the money just yet. sunshine pharmacy will get $115,000 for selling that winning ticket. >> a final check of the accuweather forecast now with
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francis silting in for lisa. >> all right. well, we are starting off cool, but we will get some more sunshine today. temperatures will warm up into the low 50s. sunrise at 7:25. patchy frost possible this morning with low 30s to low 40s. this afternoon climbing into the low 50s. cooling down once again this evening with clearer skies. do bundle up in the morning and the evening. temperatures dropping down to the 40s. the accuweather seven-day forecast basically shows several dry days in a row. let's make it one, two, three, four with a slight chance of rain on thursday. then dry again for next weekend. >> we like the sound of that, francis. that's going to do it for us for us. thank you for joining for the sunday morning news. i'm carolyn tyler, along with francis. abc7 news continues at 9:00 this morning. if you received a new tablet computer or smartphone as a gift this holiday season, remember
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good morning, america. good morning, america. this morning, buried in more than a foot of snow in some places. look at this. a 20-car pileup and the cancellation boards at the airport, and now the coldest temperatures of the year are setting in. ginger has the forecast. over the cliff? with just two days to go, congressional leaders try to come up with a plan to block deep budget cuts and keep everyone's taxes from going up. is there any progress this morning? moment of impact. this is not a movie. extraordinary new videotape coming in overnight as a passenger jet overshoots the runway and careens onto the highway. how did this happen? and serenading a president. ♪ amazing grace